Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Wednesday.

 Wedding Knives.Weed of Worcester (The). 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wednesday.
 
Woden-es or Odin-es Day, called by the French “Mercredi” (Mercury’s Day). The Persians regard it as a “red-letter day,” because the moon was created on the fourth day. (Genesis iv. 14–19.)   1
        But the last Wednesday of November is called “Black Wednesday.”
 


 Wedding Knives.Weed of Worcester (The). 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors